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Colorado Edition: At The End Of The Slope


Today on Colorado Edition: We’ll take a look at this week’s special legislative session, called by Gov. Polis a few weeks ago. We will also learn about the Colorado Supreme Court, as well as the court’s latest appointee, Judge Maria Berkenkotter. We’ll also hear about a number of ongoing water projects in the state that are currently in limbo, and we’ll get a sense of what Colorado skiers can expect at ski resorts this season.

Today’s guests include: CU law professor Aya Gruber, Colorado Sun reporter Jason Blevins, KUNC's statehouse reporter Scott Franz. This episode also features reporting from KUNC's Colorado River Basin reporter, Luke Runyon.

Colorado Edition is made possible with support from our KUNC members. Thank you!

Our theme music was composed by Colorado musicians Briana Harris and Johnny Burroughs. Other music in the show by Blue Dot Sessions:

  • "Wingspan" by Bayou Birds

Colorado Edition is hosted by Erin O'Toole (@ErinOtoole1) and Henry Zimmerman, and produced by Lily Tyson. The web was edited by digital editor Jackie Hai. KUNC news director Brian Larson is our executive producer. We get production help from Rae Solomon.

KUNC's Colorado Edition is a news magazine taking an in-depth look at the issues and culture of Northern Colorado. It's available on our website, as well as on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can hear the show on KUNC's air, Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

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